What the hate speech apologist overlook

On my Patreon I have written about why the conviction threshold for the proposed hate speech laws is of little comfort, as giving social media mobs a licence to sic the Police on you will have a huge chilling effect.

The issue will not be whether or not you are jailed for quoting the Bible, but the process of going through a Police investigation, Police interviews, hiring a lawyer etc. will have a huge chilling effect.

In the UK people have been convicted or arrested not only for making a statement of religious belief (same sex activity is sinful) but also an atheist was convicted for a cartoon showing the Pope with a condom on his finger!

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